School of Extended & Lifelong Learning

The School of Extended & Lifelong Learning (SELL) at the University of Montana has built a strong reputation during its almost 100 years of serving the community. Its unique learning environments, high quality education programs, and commitment to meeting the changing needs of society through access to lifelong learning make the School an asset to the University, the state, the nation and the world. The School of Extended & Lifelong Learning is recognized for its dedication to lifelong learning and innovative programs.

Points of Pride

  • The School serves a diverse population including accomplished professionals, tribal leaders, retirees and University students of all ages, both on and off campus.
  • Programs are offered in a wide variety of delivery formats, leveraging technology to deliver learning opportunities to remote locations.
  • The Continuing Education Conference Center features state-of-the-art audio, video and presentation systems with the capacity to seat up to 300 people.
  • Through SELL, students have the opportunity to augment a traditional University curriculum by enrolling in summer, winter or online courses.

Impact of Giving

  • The Montana Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (MOLLI), housed under The School of Extended & Lifelong Learning at UM, was created with the generous support of the Bernard Osher Foundation to promote personal growth for adults over 50.
  • As a result of private giving, MOLLI students are given scholarship opportunities to participate in programs.

The School of Extended & Lifelong Learning presents a wide range of opportunities for donors to make an impact. Scholarship, Impact Funds, technology and facility enhancements represent some of the school’s highest priorities.

To make a gift to The School of Extended & Lifelong Learning today, please complete the form below.


To find out how to support the School of Extended & Lifelong Learning, contact Cindy Williams.

Cindy Williams